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Capitalism is Over! (if you want it)
Written by Rhonda Winter
Published on July 31st, 2010
in About Economy, Localization
In the spirit of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “War is Over (if you want it)” protests four decades ago, a disparate band of activists is now tackling our dysfunctional corpulent capitalist infrastructure. “Capitalism Is Over! If You Want It: Summer of Tough Love”, is a series of interruptions/actions by artists from around the world in response to the negative impact that capitalism has wrought upon our collective health, well-being and shared environment.
Scores of artists, writers and performers (including a bright pink capitalist pig) have been creating work that highlights the gross inequities and unsustainability of the capitalist model, as well as underscoring the urgent need to construct a more viable economic system that does not poison our planet and disenfranchise billions.
Many more CIO actions are planned throughout the summer at various points across the globe. For more information, check out the CIO website: capitalismisover.com